Negative Exponents Test #5

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In this section, we continue to learn about the rules of exponents. Specifically we will explain how to work with Negative Exponents and use the
Quotient Rule for Exponents. As previously stated, an understanding of these rules will enable us to perform operations with polynomials.
Now we will talk about integer exponents and the quotient rule. We begin by demonstrating where our rules for negative exponents and the
power of zero come from. Once we understand the pattern, we can see that anything other than zero raised to the power of zero is always one.
Next, we see our pattern for negative exponents. For this situation, we take the reciprocal of the base and change the sign of our exponent to
positive. Lastly, we talk about the quotient rule for exponents. When we are dividing expressions with exponents and the base is the same, we
keep our base the same and subtract exponents.

Negative Exponents Resources:

Videos:

Khan Academy - Video
Khan Academy - Video
Virtual Nerd - Video
Text Lessons:

Chili Math - Text Lesson
Purple Math - Text Lesson
Math is Fun - Text Lesson
Worksheets:

Kuta - Worksheet
Math-Aids - Worksheet
Khan Academy - Practice
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